Congratulations to the 2016 Houston Art Car Parade Winners!

Congratulations to the 2016 Houston Art Car Parade Winners!

$16,000 in prize money was awarded to winners in various categories. Find out who won this year!

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The Legendary Art Car Ball presented by Arts Brookfield

The Legendary Art Car Ball presented by Arts Brookfield

Break out your most elaborate costumes and join us downtown in Allen Center for the wildest party of the year on Friday, April 8!

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New Parade Route for 2016!

New Parade Route for 2016!

Due to construction on Allen Parkway, the 2016 Houston Art Car Parade will roll in Downtown Houston along Smith Street!

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2016 Houston Art Car Parade Weekend Dates Announced

2016 Houston Art Car Parade Weekend Dates Announced

The 29th Annual Houston Art Car Parade Weekend will take place April 7-10, 2016 - with the Parade itself rolling on Saturday April 9!

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Houston's largest FREE public event needs lots of fuel!

Houston's largest FREE public event needs lots of fuel!

As Houston’s largest free public art event, the parade and all Art Car Weekend events would not be possible without generous help from corporate sponsors, foundation grants, in-kind donations and ...

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The Houston Art Car Weekend is fantastic, fun, and the Parade is FREE!

The Houston Art Car Weekend is fantastic, fun, and the Parade is FREE!

It is the Largest Art Car Parade in the world! Art Car Weekend is the Orange Show's biggest outreach program, a vehicle for the message that art is an integral ...

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history of the art car parade

The Art Car Parade is the highlight of a three-day celebration of the drive to create: Art Car Weekend. But it all began with a donated 1967 Ford staton wagon and $800 worth of paint and plastic fruit. And now, 26 years later, it attracts 250+ vehicles (and other entries) from 23 states, Canada, and Mexico. Learn more about how it all began...read more

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art cars through the years

  • 2012 Houston Art Car Parade
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  • Houston Art Car End 2007 by eschipul 8
  • 2423-2011 05 Art Car Lineup by eschipul-2921
  • 2016 Legendary Art Car Ball presented by Arts Brookfield
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